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Business Communications

How to Move Your Business Phone System

How to Move a Business Phone System Moving a business is a strenuous process. Every individual part of the business needs to be prepared, scooped up, and moved all the way across town (state, country). And then, the company needs to set it all back up, so it works just like before. And that’s without

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Disaster Recovery
Business Communications

Disaster Recovery and Threat Protection

Last week we celebrated Thanksgiving. Maybe everyone sat around the table and shared what they’re most thankful for. Was having a Disaster Recovery Plan on your “I’m Thankful for…” List? It sure was for one of our clients! Image this, you leave the office on Friday at 5 looking forward to the weekend. Monday morning

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Cybersecurity

Protect Yourself From Computer “Tech Support” Scams

The “Tech Support” scam has been plaguing individuals and businesses for years. And because it’s been successful for so many scammers, this scam is going to stick around. But don’t worry! You can protect yourself from this scam by knowing what to look out for and what to do to minimize the damages if you

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Cybersecurity

34 Cybersecurity Tips to Protect Your Business

In today’s modern age of business, cybersecurity IS business security. Keep yourself secure with these 34 cybersecurity tips. Tip 1: Train all staff members on cybersecurity  Cybersecurity is a group effort where one person can unknowingly comprise everything for everyone else in the business. A trained staff means a secure business. Tip 2: Use strong passwords

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Business Communications

9 Powerful Voicemail Messages

Steal These 9 Voicemail Messages for Your Business Today Voicemail messages are an integral part of any business’s phone system. They give a consistent way for your company to positively interact and inform both current customers and potential ones – even when no one answers. Plus, having a solid foundation of refined and intentional messages

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text alerts for small business
Business Communications

Improve Customer Retention with Text Alerts for Your Small Business

Texting, or SMS, has gone from a neat feature on cell phones to a vital aspect of communication in just 25 years. Businesses are quickly adopting texts as a core aspect of how they communicate with their customers. But just texting isn’t enough. Businesses can easily alienate their customers by not using text correctly. Texts,

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relocating business
Business Communications

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Relocating Your Business

Moving a business is part excitement, part anxiety. Usually, a business relocates for growth, expansion, or a significant change. Exciting. But then comes the anxiety. Costs of moving. Frustrations when things go wrong. Fear of losing customers. Luckily, a lot of businesses have moved, allowing us to see what works, what doesn’t, and how we

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how to improve internal communication
Business Communications

10 Ways to Improve Company Communication Internally

So much relies on the healthy internal communication of a company. Companies with clear and accessible communication channels are better equipped to solve problems, have more engaged and knowledgeable staff, and allow employees to achieve more and grow. While some companies just seem to have it, others don’t. But this isn’t something that you’re either

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sd wan
Business Technology

How SD-WAN Can Fix Your VoIP Problems

Many businesses trying to modernize and “future-proof” their phone systems turn to VoIP and expect all their communication problems to disappear. VoIP has a ton of undeniable benefits but to say that it is without any problems at all would be dishonest. When a VoIP phone system works as it should, a business has a

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